As a general rule in Georgia, under the doctrine of respondeat superior, an employer is liable for injuries to another proximately resulting from the acts of an employee committed within the scope of his or her employment. ... Continue Reading
Motions for summary judgment are critical tools to litigation, if they can be won. ... Continue Reading
Call Off the Dogs: Basic Steps for Analyzing a Dog Owner's Potential Liability under Georgia's Dog Bite Statute
Under Georgia law, a dog owner's liability for injuries caused by her dog depends on several factors. ... Continue Reading
Vacancy exclusions found in insurance policies issued to owners of commercial buildings typically provide that a building is vacant unless at least 31% of its total square footage is (i) rented to a lessee or sub-lessee and used b the lessee or sub-lessee to conduct its customary operations; and/or (ii) used by the building owner to conduct its customary operations. ... Continue Reading
It's no surprise that a large portion of the money spent in a workers' compensation claim goes towards a claimant's medical treatment. ... Continue Reading
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